Esperando al Mesias


1h 37m 2001

Brief Synopsis

After years of stability, middle-aged banker Santamaria is fired from his job, loses his wife and is forced to live on the streets. At the same time, young Ariel decides to reject following in his father's footsteps, taking over the family business and marrying a nice Jewish girl. Though they come f

Film Details

Also Known As
En attendant le messie, Waiting for the Messiah
Release Date
2001
Distribution Company
Pretty Pictures; Tla Releasing

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 37m

Synopsis

After years of stability, middle-aged banker Santamaria is fired from his job, loses his wife and is forced to live on the streets. At the same time, young Ariel decides to reject following in his father's footsteps, taking over the family business and marrying a nice Jewish girl. Though they come from different worlds both men live within the same Jewish community in Buenos Aires.

Film Details

Also Known As
En attendant le messie, Waiting for the Messiah
Release Date
2001
Distribution Company
Pretty Pictures; Tla Releasing

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 37m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in France September 12, 2001

Released in United States March 23, 2004

Released in United States on DVD March 23, 2004

Shown at AFI/Los Angeles International Film Festival (Latin Cinema Series) October 19-26, 2000.

Shown at Buenos Aires Independent Cinema Festival (in competition) April 2000.

Shown at Rotterdam International Film Festival (Hubert Bals Fund Harvest) January 24 - February 4, 2001.

Shown at Toronto International Film Festival (Contemporary World Cinema) September 7-16, 2000.

Shown at Venice International Film Festival (Cinema of the Present) August 30 - September 9, 2000.

35mm

color

Dolby Digital

dialogue Spanish

Released in United States March 23, 2004

Released in United States on DVD March 23, 2004

Released in France September 12, 2001